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    Poroshenko and NATO Leaders Arrive for Talks
    Sep04

    Poroshenko and NATO Leaders Arrive for Talks

    NATO leaders arrived in Wales on Thursday (September 4) for a summit where they were set to buttress support for Kiev and bolster their eastern defences, spurred by the Ukraine crisis to enact the most radical shift in allied strategy towards Russia since the end of the Cold War. U.S. Secretary John Kerry and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko...

    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation
    Sep04

    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation

    As NATO discusses the crisis in Ukraine this week, Russia’s ban on Western imports of fresh food marches on. For now, Moscow’s grocery shelves are still stocked, and citizens are stoic.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Netanyahu’s Tactical Use of U.S. ‘Strategic’ Dialogue
    Sep04

    Netanyahu’s Tactical Use of U.S. ‘Strategic’ Dialogue

    This just in… Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s Minister of Strategic Affairs, will be leading what he calls a “very large” delegation to Washington next week, ostensibly to lobby against the nuclear deal being envisioned with Iran. As Laura Rozen pointed out to me — and as Haaretz explains — Steinitz’s mission is...

    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants
    Sep04

    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants

    U.S. President Barack Obama, fourth from left, is seated at a table with, from left to right: France’s President Francois Hollande; Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko; British Prime Minister D… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Putin says peace deal looms, depending on Ukraine’s nod
    Sep04

    Putin says peace deal looms, depending on Ukraine’s nod

    President Vladimir Putin says peace could come as early as Friday if Ukraine agrees to a deal that’s in the works and that’s “very close” to reaching consensus, he said. Mr. Putin said on the heels of a telephone call with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko that the two shared similar … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine president meets with NATO amid Kremlin warning
    Sep04

    Ukraine president meets with NATO amid Kremlin warning

    Obama, Cameron say the world faces ‘dangerous and evolving challenges.’ …read more Source: USA...

    Kremlin plan fails to calm Ukraine as NATO backs Kiev
    Sep04

    Kremlin plan fails to calm Ukraine as NATO backs Kiev

    Ukraine’s president heard words of support from Western leaders at a NATO summit on Thursday, but a Kremlin peace offer failed to halt fighting in the east where dramatic advances by pro-Russian rebels have tipped the balance of power against Kiev. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Russia Warns on Kiev’s NATO Goals
    Sep04

    Russia Warns on Kiev’s NATO Goals

    Russia’s foreign minister said Ukraine’s efforts to join the alliance are endangering attempts to reach a cease-fire between Kiev and pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    NATO Chief: Russia Attacking Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO Chief: Russia Attacking Ukraine

    By Adrian Croft and Kylie MacLellan NEWPORT, Wales, Sept 4 (Reuters) – NATO’s top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defenses against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War. U.S. President...

    Canadian frigate to join exercises in the Black Sea
    Sep04

    Canadian frigate to join exercises in the Black Sea

    NEWPORT, England – A Canadian warship will sail into the Black Sea in the coming days to take part in a multi-lateral exercise with Ukrainian, U.S. and other vessels. HMCS Toronto, a Halifax-class frigate, will enter the Black Sea on Sept. 6 to begin the exercise starting on Sept. 8, military officials at the NATO summit here said Thursday. The...